Business Networking Events in York

Networking is ideal for those looking to build business relationships with other like-minded professionals. Fees differ from event to event and vary in group sizes. 

Whatever kind of networking events you’re looking for, it’s key to find the right events for your business. As networking can be costly, it’s essential to seek out opportunities which are compatible with your business objectives and goals.

Below, you will find a list of York-based networking events. 


BNI is a weekly business referral organisation that helps to generate referrals for other BNI members. For more information, click here.

Eboracum Networking

Taking place at Manahatta on Little Stonegate, Eboracum Networking a free-admission event. Businesses that attend, include those from the financial, marketing, law, IT and media industries. For more details, click here.

First Thursday

A simple, informal and friendly networking group, First Thursday is one of the biggest and well-attended events in York. The event takes place on the first Thursday of the month at Manahatta on Little Stonegate. First Thursday is free to attend, however, tickets need to be pre-booked via Eventbrite.

Give Back Works

A relaxed and regular event, Give Back Works provides networking and training to business owners of all shapes and sizes.

The events attract a mix of businesses including national corporates, sole-traders and local independent businesses. For more information click here.

Network B2B York and North Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce

Network B2B is a networking group which operates in different locations across the UK. The group helps to build contacts and relationships and to gain introductions and referrals. There are three groups in the York area, click here to discover more.

York and North Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce

Supporting and representing businesses across North Yorkshire, the Chamber of Commerce is a private, not-for-profit organisation. The chamber provides relevant services to businesses, to enable them to develop and prosper. Click here to find out more.

Women in Tech

A community of like-minded people studying, working or interested in technology. The monthly Women in Tech event is to share knowledge and interests. Click here to discover more.

York Business Network

A structured lunchtime networking group, York Business Network is a monthly event at the Novotel in York.

There is a seating plan at each event which ensures a good selection of businesses at each table. Membership is corporate and by invitation and only 4 to 5 members in each business category. To find out more click here.

York Professionals

A dynamic members’ organisation, York Professionals put business owners in direct contact with the individuals and companies that they need. The group makes it easier for business leaders to communicate with York’s vibrant business community, through both business and networking events. Click here for more details.

York Trusted Professionals

A business referral network, York Trusted Professional meets fortnightly and pro-actively looks for work for those in the group.

Meetings take place before normal office hours at the Novotel in York. They follow a structured agenda which is proven to help its members to win business. Find out more here.

Yorkshire Leading Ladies

Yorkshire Leading Ladies is a business networking group run by women for women. The group supports women to expand their businesses, make links and learn new skills. Networking takes place on the 3rd Tuesday of the month at the Regen Centre. Find out more details by clicking here.

Have we missed a York business networking event? Please let us know and we will look to add it to the list. To get in touch click here.